From jamming with funk forefathers to helping break New Jack Swing and cofounding legendary '90s R&B label LaFace Records with partner Antonio "L.A." Reid, the man known as Babyface has spent three decades creating and shaping pop music.
Now 53, Kenneth Edmonds is working on a new album by Are ... More >>
Got your "I Love JIG" tees?
Well, looking deliver on their promise of an "an all the way live weekend," Jazz in the Gardens and mayor Oliver Gilbert have just added human "Stress Reliever" and pop-hop loverboy Ne-Yo as well as R&B diva Monica (AKA "Miss Thang") to JIG's 2013 lineup.
Check the ... More >>
Calvin Harris has been a busy little boy.
His massive hit "Feel So Close" landed him his first appearance on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 12, and he penned a lucrative endorsement deal with Pepsi Max to feature his smash "Let's Go" with Ne-Yo.
Riding that wave, he just got picked up to play an hou ... More >>
Three hours. Three long hours of fake tears, fake tits, and fake singing. It's the nonsense that we sit through so that you don't have to.
Admit it, you didn't watch last night's Billboard Latin Music Awards on Telemundo, that's why you're reading this recap. Instead, you spent the evening watchin ... More >>
Your mama is so one-in-a-million. Just, like, the best you ever had.
So why not make up for all that bitching you did when she was just trying to raise you right? Go show her a good time this Mother's Day.
Sure, sexy isn't what we usually think mom needs. But it's exactly what she wants. And that ... More >>
Facebook, DJ Irie Perhaps it was the uncertainty looming around the 2011-2012 NBA season. Or maybe he just needed some extra cash for designer dress shirts. Whatever the case, the Miami Heat's resident disc jockey, DJ Irie, figured that becoming BankAtlantic's Brand Ambassador was a good career m ... More >>
These days, former Goodie Mob member Cee-Lo Green is the Liberace of hip-pop. He wears sequined jumpsuits with effortless flair. He can't be without his baby grand for more than 24 hours. And he totally loves South Beach.
But while the King of Bling (as Wladziu Valentino Liberace was nicknamed) ... More >>
via univision.comRicky was superpumped for Premios Juventud.See the full list of winners and losers from Premios Juventud 2011.
You already know that Premios Juventud 2011 went down last night in the MIA. It was hard to miss, what with Latin music's best and brightest descending upon our fair ci ... More >>
Before you start anything in life, you will more than likely hear the phrase, "There have been many that have come before you." And we have to wonder if that's how NBC's The Voice felt coming onto the TV scene.
There have been many singing competition shows. And some have served up talented sin ... More >>
A still from David Rousseau's video for "Give Me Everything."Pitbull's T-Pain-featuring pop-club banger "Hey Baby (Drop it to the Floor)" continues to burn up the airwaves, playing on Power 96 approximately every third song, it seems.
But while that track continues to linger in the top 100 ... More >>
To close out the year, Crossfade is picking out its favorite albums by 305 artists. Read the full list of Miami's Best Albums of 2010 here.Rick RossTeflon Don (Island Def Jam)Over the last half-decade, Rick Ross has continued to hustle until he placed himself as one of hip hop's brightest stars. ... More >>
Photo courtesy of FLFM/ Club PlayDj Stevie J with DiddyDJ Stevie J first got his start with legendary Miami-based promoters Headliner Market Group, and he's still rolling along with them five years later. He's been at the the forefront of many of Miami's hottest parties over the past couple of ye ... More >>
We all know that the music industry isn't the same anymore for all of these artists and record labels. And in hip-hop, artists have capitalized on being able to put out free mixtapes to promote their upcoming store-bound projects. As such, Rick Ross has been preparing his Memorial Day Weeken ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" Rosario-- DJ Khaled continues to ride the wave of success that his song
"All I Do Is Win" has garnered. Since releasing the song, he's received
tons of iTunes downloads for it. So I guess as a thank you of sorts,
Khaled recruits pretty much all of the most relevant rappers of ... More >>
Much like Akon's "I'm So Paid" clip, South Florida's "baddest bitch" Trina wants people to know that the current economic climate is not affecting her lavish lifestyle in her "Million Dollar Girl" video. In addition to the private jet, pink sportscars and stewardess outfits, there's a little bit of ... More >>
You may remember rising local R&B queen Shonie from an episode of Prunk TV here on Crossfade from last May. Since then, she's been working on material for her upcoming debut album, to be released on Slip N Slide and Def Jam, for now titled Passionate... Pieces of Me. Recently, she scored some ... More >>
via myspace.com/brisco305Brisco was set to perform at Summer FestSummer Fest was an all-out megawatt concert scheduled for this Saturday at American Airlines Arena. The line-up was to feature some of the biggest names in pop, hip-hop, and R&B: Akon, Ne-Yo, Keri Hilson, and T-Pain, as well as ... More >>
Summerfest 2009 is going down next month at the American Airlines Arena, and it has some of hip-hop and R&B's biggest names on the bill. Ne-Yo, Akon, Flo Rida, and T-Pain are all confirmed to perform on August 22. If you're looking to get good seats, you'd better prepare to shell out ... More >>
One gets the impression that if there were eight days in a week, DJ Affect would be spinning each and every one of 'em. Hell, it's a bet he'd be spinning every day of the week if there were 10 or 12 or 20 -- that's how driven the cat is. When you're already spinning seven out of seven, what's a few ... More >>
Pop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The following ten single ... More >>